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Join us for ArtSpark on 4/26!

ArtSpark Ignites Opportunities for Kids to Make Art in Schools ArtSpark Auction & Gala: April 24th, 2020 at The Shedd Institute Tickets here or call (541) 485-2278 Through the ArtSpark initiative, a project of Lane Arts Council, The Rotary Club of Eugene, Eugene Education Foundation, and Eugene School District 4J, over 7,400 4J elementary students have worked hands-on with a professional artist in the classroom this school [...]

February 27, 2020|Uncategorized, Events, Organization News, Giving|

3/11 Info Session: Community Arts Grant and Artist Grant

MEPAA received Community Arts Grant funding in 2019 for the Grrrlz Rock Festival. Attend this free informational session to ask questions and learn specifics about two grants and their application process: our Community Arts Grant project grant (3:30-5pm) and our new Artist Grant (5:30-7pm). Community Arts Project Grant Info Session Wednesday, March 11, 3:30-5:00pm Maude Kerns Art Center [...]

3/6 First Friday ArtWalk

Erik Sandgren, Karin Clarke Gallery Explore the Downtown Eugene art scene during our March 6th First Friday ArtWalk!  Take the guided tour and follow the host to hear from the featured artists, or explore the other galleries and venues from 5:30-8pm on your own.  This event happens rain or shine, and is always free! This ArtWalk is guest-hosted by [...]

February 25, 2020|First Friday, Events|

Florence Workshops for Artists

Lane Arts Council and Florence Regional Arts Alliance present the first series of artist professional development workshops in Florence! Lane Arts Council regularly hosts professional development workshops and panel discussions that support artists, arts professionals, and arts organizations to strengthen their capacity and realize their vision. Register here   Unleash Your Creative Potential: Transforming Fear into Action Tuesday, January 21st, 10am-12pm Presenter: Liora Sponko, Executive Director, [...]

December 26, 2019|Workshops|

2/26 Conversation with Funders and Partners

Wednesday, February 26th, 11:45am-2:30 pm Eugene Public Library (100 W 10th Ave), Bascom-Tykeson Room Grant-makers offering more than $5 million in funding for the coming year participate in the Oregon Cultural Trust's 2020 "Conversations with Funders and Partners," an informal information session that enables grant seekers to learn about funding programs available and discuss their projects and programming. Representatives from [...]

January 28, 2020|Grants|

New Science & Art Collaboration

This January through March, Lane Arts Council is teaming up with the Willamette Resources & Educational Network to offer unique science-based arts programs with teaching artists Jess Graff and Linnea Lortsher. For a small additional cost per classroom, schools can add a science educator to their artist residency experience! This collaboration between the artist, scientist, and classroom will connect students with our Willamette Valley waterways [...]

November 18, 2019|Arts Education|

In Memory of Catherine Meeks

All are invited to join the family of Catherine Meeks at Maude Kerns Art Center for a special showing of her art and dedication of the Catherine Meeks Arts Education Fund. Family and friends invite you to experience Catherine’s creative spirit, share food, drink, and stories, and join in launching Lane Arts Council’s new Catherine Meeks Arts Education Fund in [...]

November 21, 2019|Events, Organization News, Giving|

2/7 First Friday ArtWalk

Lane Arts Council's First Friday ArtWalk is the free monthly celebration of the arts in Downtown Eugene. Follow the host along the guided tour to hear directly from featured artists, or create your own adventure by visiting the 20+ ArtWalk venues on your own! This month, the tour starts at the Maurie Jacobs Community Room (Hult Center) at 5:30pm and [...]

January 28, 2020|First Friday, Events|

Downtown Program Fund

Apply to Eugene's Downtown Program Fund by February 1st, 2019 for a chance to fund your event or artistic installation! The City of Eugene Cultural Services Downtown Program Fund is available for organizations or individuals who wish to produce programming in downtown Eugene's outdoor public spaces. The Downtown Program Fund aims to support a thriving downtown, encourage artistic innovation, and strengthen the [...]

December 13, 2019|Uncategorized|

January 3rd First Friday ArtWalk

Adam Grosowsky Join us for our January 3rd First Friday ArtWalk, guest-hosted by Michael Fisher, Executive Director of Maude Kerns Art Center. Take the guided tour and follow the host to hear from the featured artists, or explore the open galleries and venues from 5:30-8pm on your own. 5:30pm ANTI-AESTHETIC (245 W 8th Ave) “Under Our Moon Future Ascensions,” the [...]

December 20, 2019|First Friday, Events|